Birthdays & Anniversaries
Join Date:
  • Jeff Potts
    November 10, 2005
    17 years
  • Mike Phillips
    November 11, 2008
    14 years
  • Jaime Schloemer
    November 26, 2019
    3 years
  • James Barrett - MPTC
    November 30, 2021
    1 year
  • Peter Kapler
    November 30, 2021
    1 year
Welcome to the West Bend Sunrise Rotary Club!
West Bend Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
Skinny Vic's
804 W Paradise Dr
West Bend, WI 53095
United States of America
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Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

2022-23 Rotary Leadership

Jennifer E. Jones - President, Rotary International
Mike Phillips - District Governor, District 6270
Jacci Gambucci - President, West Bend Sunrise Rotary
DateGreeterSpeaker HostSpeaker GuestTopic/Organization
11/1Rettler, PeterNoneIn-service meeting 
11/8Rettler, JackFleischman, MikeMatt RohlingerWest Bend Police Programs
11/15Polachowski, AlGannon, BryceKris MarionMilwaukee Power Junior Hockey Team
11/22Phillips, MikeGuse, ChrisMike PhillipsDistrict Governor
11/29Ongert, JoelKapler, PeterDan SchultzGood Shepherd School
12/6Nowack, MikeNoneIn-service meetingWrapping Gifts at Jeff's
12/13Neja, BobKasubaski, CarrieBrenda KunkelWest Bend Leadership
12/20McKenzie, BenVance, ToddHeather DellamaterKenya Water Project
12/27No Meeting  Off for Christmas holiday
Enchantment in the Park opens this weekend at Regner Park in West Bend! Please make plans to attend and join the many who make this a part of their annual holiday celebration!
Congrats to Todd and Cathy Vance on becoming members of the Rotary Bequest Society. Your generosity will leave a legacy to help create lasting change.
Congratulations to our club’s last Paul Harris recipients. Kory Dogs is a new Paul Harris Fellow and Mike Phillips is a Paul Harris Plus 7. Paul Harris Fellowships are awarded based on individual contributions to the Rotary International Foundation.

A big thank you to all who participated in this year’s raffle. You efforts help support our West Bend Sunrise Rotary Club and the West Bend Senior Center.

Thanks again for partnering with us to raise funds to do good in our community!


A big THANKS to all the Awesome volunteers who helped to unload the trucks and helped set up the stage for this year’s Enchantment in the Park.
This year’s event will open on Friday, November 25th. For more information visit
West Bend Sunrise Rotary  had an opportunity to participate as a sponsor for last week's Root and Branches Garden Tour. Proud to help support this great non-profit's efforts in service of growing a more beautiful West Bend Community!
We held our annual Changing of the Guard on June 28, which again was a great event.
We celebrated a fun year, as outgoing president Dolf De Ceuster thanked all the board members who supported him during his presidential year.
Congratulations to Jacci Gambucci who is our club's president for the 2022-23 Rotary year, and to our existing and new board members (pictured).
Also pictured are our recognized Paul Harris recipients.
Here's to the start of another wonderful year!
Thanks to all who helped in our highway clean-up project on Thursday 5/19.
Now that we finally got to clean up our section, the roadside looks a lot better!!
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